Casio

Casio

Casio is a watch and electronics company based in Japan. Casio was founded in 1946 by the engineer Tadao Kashio. Famous for its sturdy and functional calculators Casio soon started producing watches, among them the extremely popular Casio calculator watch. In 1983 the first Casio G-Shock watch hit market. In 1999 Casio sold the first GPS sensor watch, in 2000 Casio released the world's first wrist watch with a camera, laying the foundation for smart watches. Since 200 Casio also produces small radio controlled solar powered watches. Today the most successful Casio brand is G-Shock with prices up to $1,000 or more for the high-end G-Shock models. Casio watches are accompanied by Casio phones, Casio keyboards, Casio cameras and the Casio calculator watch is still in existence as well. Among the most requested watches are the Casio pathfinder, Casio edifice. For some collectors Casio vintage watches and used Casio or replica Casio watches are desirable objects, including Casio retro and retro Casio watches. Most aficionados purchase Casio watches for men and often look for Casio watch bands to enhance their collection. WatchTime covers Casio quartz watches news, including Casio G-Shock watches, G-Shock watch updates and Edifice watches from Casio. WatchTime also covers Casio reviews, interviews with Casio staff and other Casio experts. Casio watches are among the most popular watches in the affordable watches category. Read more about a certain Casio watch and Casio watches such as the Casio Calculator watch, Casio gold watch, Casio Frogman, Casio watches for men, Casio digital watch, Casio illuminator watch, Casio GPS watch, Casio Solar watch and Casio Pathfinder. We also are the right platform for fans of the Casio calculator watch and the Casio Mudman as well as Casio a168 models.

Sovereign Statement: Testing the F.P. Journe Chronomètre Souverain

F.P. Journe’s Chronomètre Souverain

F.P. Journe’s Chronomètre Souverain is renowned for its rarity and collectibility, but how well does it function as a timekeeper? WatchTime puts the watch through its paces in this exclusive test … [Read more...]

Casio Watch Confidential: The Inside Story of the Casio G-Shock and Other Casio Watches

Casio G-Shock watch

Download this FREE feature from the WatchTime magazine archives and learn more about the world of Casio watches! There aren’t a lot of non-mechanical watches that have inspired excitement among … [Read more...]

Look, Ma, No Hands: 10 Watches That Tell Time Differently

Urwerk UR-210 “Maltese Falcon”

The vast majority of watches stick to traditional hour and minute hands to display the time, but a handful of bold manufacturers use their technical prowess to find new, innovative, and often … [Read more...]

The Sinking Man’s Watch: Testing the Omega Seamaster Ploprof

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WatchTime tests the Omega Seamaster Ploprof, a re-edition of a classic divers’ watch from 1970 with double the original’s water-resistance and a manufacture caliber. Click here for the results, … [Read more...]

Star Time: 13 Celebrity-Branded Sports Watches

EMINEM wearing G-Shock

There is no shortage of celebrities, many of them celebrity athletes, who serve as "brand ambassadors" for watch brands, appearing in ads and attending events wearing their watches. However, a few of … [Read more...]

Fratello Classics: My Top 10 Chronograph Watch Movements; What Are Yours?

Omega Caliber 9300

A while back, I wrote an article on my top 5 iconic chronograph watches. Some of you readers wondered why Zenith wasn’t in there. Quite simply, it didn't make my personal Top 5. However, I do love … [Read more...]

Family Values: Patek Philippe’s Thierry and Philippe Stern

Thierry and Philippe Stern of Patek Philippe

Geneva’s Stern family has owned and operated Patek Philippe for nearly 80 years. When it comes to making watches, they say, family matters. Scroll down to read WatchTime editor-in-chief Joe … [Read more...]

Fratello Classics: The 5 Coolest Omega Constellation Watches

Omega Constellation Ref. 4365 SC "Grande Luxe" (ca.1950s)

I've covered lots of Omega Seamasters and Speedmasters — the brand's most popular families — in my series of Fratello Friday columns on Omega, but let’s not forget about the Constellation. … [Read more...]

A $1,000 Casio G-Shock? Yes, the Casio G-Shock MT-G

Casio G-Shock MTGS1000D-1A in steel

Casio's celebration of the iconic Casio G-Shock watch's 30th anniversary culminated in the U.S. launch of the Casio G-Shock MT-G, a collection of metal/resin G-Shock watches starting at the unusual … [Read more...]

Breaking the Mold: 5 Offbeat Watches from Baselworld

Stefan Kudoke's KudOkTourbi

Contrary to popular belief, Baselworld is not just a steady stream of tourbillons, chronographs, and watches that are mostly black. The show does play host to some individualists who create watches … [Read more...]

Fratello Classics: 4 Vintage Omega Watches Under $1,000

Omega Seamaster De Ville - 1968

WatchTime has asked me to publish a series of blog posts about Omega watches. As you probably know by now, on Fratellowatches.com we have a Speedmaster topic every Tuesday, called Speedy Tuesday. A … [Read more...]

Fratello Classics: 8 Watches for Friday the 13th

Rolex GMT-Master

As we all try to survive another Friday the 13th, I thought it would be fun to re-post this "Fratello Friday" article highlighting eight watches that have the number ‘13’ in their reference … [Read more...]

Fratello Friday: Everyone Needs at Least One, Right? My Top 5 Digital Watches

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Perhaps it is a bit like cursing in a church when discussing digital watches on a site devoted primarily to luxury watches, but I am certain that everyone should own at least one. … [Read more...]

Camo and Chrono: 7 Interesting Casio G-Shock Watches

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Fans and collectors of Casio G-Shock watches have seven more reasons to make room on their shelves and wrists. This year, the brand launched three new styles of Casio G-Shock watches — an … [Read more...]

Close-Up: Casio Pro Trek PRW3000-1

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Casio has expanded its Pro Trek collection, designed for outdoors enthusiasts, with the introduction of the PRW3000-1. The Pro-Trek PRW3000-1 utilizes Casio’s Triple Sensor Version 3 Technology, … [Read more...]

Monochrome Essentials: Reviewing the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 600M GMT GoodPlanet

Omega Seamaster- Planet Ocean GMT

In 2005 Omega launched its Planet Ocean collection, a second collection of dive watches, positioned above its Seamaster Professional collection (the James Bond watch) and it has been a huge success … [Read more...]

Watches at Wimbledon: Who Wears What

Rado ambassador Andy Murray

As many watch aficionados and tennis fans know, some of the Wimbledon tournament's biggest stars are also "brand ambassadors" for some watch brand or other. So which watch will we see on the wrist of … [Read more...]

A Look Back at Baselworld 2014: New Breitling Chronomat Airborne Watches

Breitling Chronomat 44 Airborne

The iconic Breitling Chronomat pilots’ watch turns 30 this year. To mark the occasion, Breitling has released four new models of the Breitling Chronomat Airborne collection, in two case sizes, at … [Read more...]

Dive Watch Special: The Edox Hydro Sub “North Pole” Limited Edition

Edox Hydro Sub North Pole LE

One of the more unusual new dive watches presented at this year’s Baselworld was Edox’s re-interpreted Hydro Sub. It is unusual mostly because of its movable, orange crown protector, which brings … [Read more...]

Which Watch Brand Spends the Most on Advertising?

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Watch brands spent almost half a billion dollars on advertising in the U.S in 2013. The total was $492.68 million: a record high, and up 23.3 percent from the 2012 total. That figure comes from … [Read more...]

Dive Watch Specials: Discover the Most Dangerous Dive Watch Ever Made

Sicura Safari watch with fold-out Victorinox knife

A couple of weeks ago, the watch brand Artya presented a fold-out knife strap buckle for its eccentric range of watches (which the brand's own representatives refer to as “crazy projects,” … [Read more...]

Gift Ideas for Fans of Wet Times: 23 Divers’ Watches

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Recently we helped you pick out a watch for the lady in your life, guiding you to our recent posts covering 25 ladies' watches. This time we're looking at 23 divers' watches covered on Watchtime.com. … [Read more...]

Fratello Friday: Top 10 Chronograph Movements, Part 2

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In last week's Fratello Friday article, I revealed the first five choices in my personal list of top 10 chronograph movements. This week, I cover the remaining five. … [Read more...]

Dive Watch Wednesday: Collecting the World’s Smallest Dive Watches

Miniature Dive Watch Collection

There is good news for all those watch enthusiasts struggling with watch sizes beyond 42 mm... and even better news for boys-at-heart that occasionally recall their beloved Hasbro “G.I. Joe Hard Hat … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2014: Casio Introduces Two New Pro Trek Watches

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At the Baselworld 2014 fair this week, Casio brought out two new additions to the Pro Trek family of watches, which are designed for rugged use in the outdoors. The PRG270B and the PRW6000Y both … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2014: Casio Unveils New G-Shock with GPS Technology

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Among Casio’s new product releases presented to the press at Baselworld is a new, analog G-Shock watch that combines GPS information and radio wave signals. This marks the first time that Casio has … [Read more...]

Watch Insider: Patek Philippe to Unveil New Booth at Baselworld 2014

Patek Philippe New Booth - Baselworld 2014

Baselworld 2014 is almost upon us, and I have continued to preview new watches and cover other news on my blog, Watch-Insider.com. This week Patek Philippe, one of Baselworld's most popular … [Read more...]

Hublot Breaks Ground on Its New Manufacture

Hublot Manufacture groundbreaking - Biver & Guadalupe

To accommodate its continued growth, and to further assist in the verticalization of its watch production, Hublot began construction of a second building that will more than double the surface area of … [Read more...]

New Casio Sports Watch is Compatible With iPhone Fitness Apps

Casio STB-1000 watch

Casio, which launched its first Casio G-Shock watch with Bluetooth technology in 2011, introduced the latest generation in its series of smartphone-compatible watches at last week's 2014 Consumer … [Read more...]

Advertisement: ARRI DoP*1 Limited Edition — The Cinematographer’s Watch

ARRI DoP-1 watch

There are countless wristwatches on the market catering to specialty technical fields, such as aviation, diving, race-car driving and engineering, but none that had ever been specifically designed for … [Read more...]